The final 60 patients who have pending medical malpractice claims against former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger will receive compensation through a settlement, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Insurance and attorney Kenneth J. Allen.
Nearly a decade's worth of civil lawsuits against Merrillville's infamous "Nose Doc" netted malpractice victims a collective $66 million in 2013. But neither the former doctor nor his insurance company will pay the lion's share.
A few years ago, at a local legislative forum sponsored by the Indiana State Medical Association, there was a lively and interesting debate between one of our local legislators (who happened to also be a lawyer) and some docs who were attending.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a second medical malpractice judgment on Thursday against Mark Weinberger, the Merrillville nose doctor sentenced in October to seven years in federal prison for health care fraud.
HAMMOND | An indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor is suing his malpractice insurance provider for breach of contract, alleging various missteps in its handling of lawsuits filed against him.
HAMMOND | The former Merrillville sinus doctor charged with multiple counts of health care fraud wants new attorneys, according to a federal court filing this week.
On Thursday night a jury found Dr. Mark Weinberger liable in the death of a Valparaiso patient.
HAMMOND | Attorneys played a videotape of Mark Weinberger during his civil trial Thursday in which the former "Nose Doc" chose to "plead the Fifth" rather than answer questions about the death of Phyllis Barnes.
HAMMOND | Phyllis Barnes' friends and co-workers remembered her Wednesday as happy, determined and self-sufficient -- even during the worst of her battle against cancer.
HAMMOND | Former sinus surgeon Mark Weinberger subjected Phyllis Barnes to unnecessary sinus surgery and failed to recognize the signs of cancer, an ear, nose and throat specialist testified Tuesday in Lake Superior Court.
Multiple doctors testified Tuesday in a medical malpractice case against a former Merrillville nose doctor who allegedly fled the country on the heels of hundreds of lawsuits.
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